Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 115, Ed. 1 Friday, August 27, 1909 Page: 4 of 4
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Woman Had Only Four
Husbands Before Him
BartlesviSle Okla Aug. 27. Why
did L. II. Maxf.eld. -.h nince he
came to Oklahoma f..'t'-T. year ago
who has been known as C. E. Turner
leave big blind wife fci' k and aion-
victim of epilepsy on a raruh south
of Bartlesviiie miles away from neigh-
bora and without making any provision
for her care?
Waa it because of some
of the law which caused
ago to escape to wild Okia
assume a nesv t.a.-i.e which
aside onlr on the day when be mar-
ric-d hia wife twelve years ago that career since her marriage with Mai-
there might be no qaeatJon aa to le-: field (alias Turner) twelve years ago.
nv .hat he feared discovery or i The IneidenU of the marriage how
. . i. tut
'a lEe 7 !!. . ' atout to -a 'and take it home a.'ter we have
be had tired of the woman who had her when lite cerecc-ty was abojt to D.e-are it gn
-..- tud hfa he'ouaie ar.d be t-.l that his r.axe was tot Turr.er.' - ; Le;:0'r pre are it. ena
Pro n Lima aa n.'s ntvaaie a. .a ..Lot iLrow it back a dead loss on cur
broken down with overwork? but MaiEeld and afterward s-e Ue4 regular morgue
Vvittrt triet-dv. ((c.ir ar: i a
whole host of human interest e.e-
menu mingle In the moit remarkatlt
auit for divorce ever filed ia Oklaho-!
ma which Mrs. VaiCeld (alias Turner)
caused to be recorded in the district ;
court. The allegations are of the rcost
atartSiDg acd sensational nature and
range from instate of cruelty when
the defendant last year followed his;
invariable rule that "the plaintiff s
should purchase or.e half the provisions
of the household required her to buy Tbe petition alleges crue;ty. non-
two hogs to his ota- for the reaao: fup&ort groaa neglect of duty and a
that she ate the Kot ceat" to a few other thir.p3 as grounds for di-
dramatic description of the husband's jvorce. She aks the restoration of
action when in. May he walked out the name of her third btisband Buch-
of the room where the plaintiff layjanan who she told the attorney was
blind ar.d contorted w.li an attack cf jtte only one of her five husbands that
fits to which she is Bubject every two J was good to ter.
weeks and left her to ter fate w ithout j It is alleged that the plaintiff is ia
a neighbor or help within Eve miles. ; absolute distress for lack of money
How the defendant crtarted her under j although she owns two farms oa
the tame of Turner by which be was which she lived. It was sold some
known and which he still uses and time ago but because she was enable
never told the plaintiff that it was as-
sumed until he stood wita her before
the altar and stated that hi tn taste
was Jlaiield. la also told.
A Ibsoksi feature of the' petition
U the pla cf the defer. datt for her
.taae to' he cta..ged. She autes that
the bad fo--.r fciabar.dj before she luti
SliiSeld or Turaer and that she watts
fc.er zjkZi change! to Bictasat that
mi Will PROTECT
BiSHTS CF THE STATE
fcirUiv:.-.e Ok.Ha A.-g. Tl. A few
.tj a(r atet.toa aa called to the
fact that a covyorau-'a waa buyir.g
nglEt of way for a gas lice through
HVi-jhicgtoa coscty from the teighbor-
tood of Cacey to the Hog Looter field
where U located ore of the iarR'-st
bodies of tt-ral gas in the world.
The company seekir.g the right of
;y la the M-:rett Oil company
which is one of the concerns that re-
cently brought suit at Muskogee to
enVjia the state and county offn la'a
from interfering with the piping of
gas out of the aae of Oklahoma. The
litigation there ia ti.ll pending and
the fact that the company's proceed-
ing in t&e natter of securing the ngnt
of way would Indicate that it feela
reasonably cefa:n of its position.
John Kan- cootty attorney upon
being asked ror)!-n.it.g the niattei
this morning said that the interesta of
the state and coxiay wiuld be pro
teMed whenever i' became evident
tost tue company a prejiarinK tc
p.Ie gas out o the state unlawfully.
M ESTABLISH SCHOOL
FOB msm TPJ0SIS6
Chandler Okla.. Aug. 27. The next
state legislature may have placed be-
fore It a measure providing for the
establishment of a state school for
military training exclusively. The mat-
ter was freely discussed by olficera
f the Oklahoma National Guard dtsr- j
ing tbe recent encampment on the
state'a military reservation near here.
At present military training is given
at two state schools the agricultural
and mechanical school at Stillwater
and the university preparatory Behoof
at Tonkawa. Each receives support
from the United States government
and each last year made a creditable
Chandler is the home of Col. Roy
Hoffman commandant of the Oklaho-
ma National Cuard. Largely through
his influence three sections of state
school land near Chandler were award-
ed by legislative act to the guard.
This year's encampment was the sec-
ond one held there. Colonel Hoffman
is supposed to favor the state p hool
The county commissioners are i.et.-
tinting lor a lease on the McCK-ilan
stone builiding for a court house. If
terms can be made it will be over-
hauled and transformed ii to what Is
"' - ' " .
ner. ce cisnxeo oecauae
ant notoriety which it has attached to
it and her Erst cusoana a
a!o (jigtusteful. She told ter attor-
ney when the petition waa being
and the question of what
name she watted was beir.g discussed
ithat her third husband was a pretty
infraction 'good man and .he gneased ahe would
W yearajtake his name-'-Buctatan
lahoaa and Wind and a. most a cripple from U-
Mrs. MaxCeld sat ia the c".e
oi ao atioruey uu "
' faiSeld. who cosed as Turner told
; under me ss
a.ed name dreading the
past whicn caa causea ccr uiuuuu
to Esake the change
She stated that when Turner left
her Un May she canie very near to
starving and but for the fact that a
stranger happened to ride by the
house after she had been four days
without food or attention she would
probably have died- She is subject
to a horrible nervous affliction which
vltiu her periodically.
to give a clear title on account of the
abaence of her husband she has never
collected the money which amounts
to about o:.e thousand dollars. When
Maifield left her she had thirty-five
cents on which to eilt-
An attempt is being made to find
.hs defendant in the action but no
trace of hint has been found since he
War and Indemnity.
Ulahop Hamilton says that war !a
ifi attiuated relic. This may be
ri in theory but In actual conflict
nation which wage that kir.d of
sr is s-t to have an ladernnity to
y. Philadelphia North Amchcsn.
rvj'o-'y 'A five after watching
nso'r.T cakicg a pencil sketch
lid: "J'lBiDit I know what drawfrg
"We'l. what is it. dear?' -ft s
t thinking and then making a
prk around the think."
Over t-t Pork.
Tso 6jrtvrt j.iirpr;rit fo-irht a
' ef t f ar soie becaune one of
" ' rn r;ad en'en a noiif'e on GKd
V"!av. G; ft 1i. t of ie co'"bat-
- -tfrr to be co:.rt'rg ic.-.:h.
"ii yn ir m w as fdr..
.' .. tyvpi'b"'- ''ItJ
h' n 'h?'." an w --r.d th nan who
va wifii.'g a ftk for alimony; "it
O; r os UitA'. ! ; re 1-1 p fish. Th b'e-re-r
get away. Il who r!iH on
t:i.-tei i;v to do him j'istire wil! not
'eel the ia!n of disar o'ntun nt
How Does P-e Manaoe It.
Woman's auper'orl'v over man is
tinned by the f;t t thrt shp en be a
beroino even to the r-'( tlo r'r.
rn her s ltri:n snil
:sta her r."t.
That Is Sorre Horcft.
' Home is where the h art K" to
he foot iv. t-it wi' lfc'ar t'i"'
hci!ie is where t! fn'-'h (in '
i!ay. Kanss City Imrrnal.
"Faiher" ssid little i:o11o -what Is
foible? A fi 'Ib'e. my on. Is rotre-
;hitig KomelKxly vle Ir interested In
md you're not."
The D ttant View.
One trouble with psychological mo-
ments ia that e are seldom able to
recognize them until we view them
from the rear.
World's Largegt Tomb.
The pvramid of Cheops in Kgy;it is
the largest tomb In the world. It Is
411 feet high and covers 13 acres of
In the Temperate Zone.
After a man is TO his curiosity nn
to the hour at which the p.iraie ttr.rt
is very rni'.d --Topeka Capital.
Eusy New York Wires.
Teirprnph wires nre busy in
Ik city. They tick off 23 (' n
tts car h day.
i: i a-
t'l tl'.i ::.
ill" swift r-:n
! .1 ;
Vi'OEHY CF THE CHUS CLERK
Cwrioua Wan. a Soma Fe-opse He tr j
Getting Vedieina Preparai ai I
Net Takirg it. f
The wosaa left tit arescr-.i-t-ca
acd aaid ahe would rail for tie
icme in ti.lt an tour.
"! i! fcet tre f-.::srs te
it -she Just locks
k. j r
the fun cf tie thing"
j -i didn't suproae there anybody
. fuollaa enoega to take her f in th.it
ay. rea.ari.ea the next customer
' "a. yes there are aucn pec-pie iota
said the clerk. 'SriJoni a
ifciJSJ !. "Se w ho thi
fi .-cf t tJ.ef rtniejies 4jier orte;C4
t: em cos poinded will go to the tro j
Ljc and exper.se of conssj;!tnf a doctor
i $ Ciore than I can figure out. If they
itj-u't want to take tee stuS prtacrihed
they certainly don't have to but they
s.iht at it-ast have the grace to coa
back there for the rpoe of uncalled
lor bottles of medicine. I keep the
stuff indefinitely hoping that in case
the customer has cot been- carried off
by sudden death she will show up
again some time and ask for the bot-
t.e. If I happen to know the deiin-
Quent'a address I send it around C. O.
D. but people who make a practice of
ordering medicine that they never in
tend to take are not apt to leave their ! Battles ville Vitrified Brick company
card with the druggist." for charging excessive rates on a car-
.load of brick from Bartlesville to
GIVE UP NICKELS BY TONS. Uvard; $100 on complaint of J. J.
'Durksen for charging demurrage at
Interesting Facts Brought Out Regard- 'Cordeil when the arrival of the ship-
ing System cf Rapid Transit Jmeijt and J100 where consignee had
in New York. not been notified of the refusing to al
low the unloading of a car load ship-
If each of the 1050.000.000 paen- !ment; 5 and costa on compiaint of
gers who roce on me sunace cars
of Greater New York last year had
paid a nickel there would be enough
coins to carpet Madison Sauare nark
to the depths of an inch and a half.
A column 1035 miles in height could
be built out of the nickels if placed
one on top of another. End to' nd
they woold reach a d. stance of 13000
miles a distance as great as that from
New York city to Shanghai China.
These are among the many curious
facts regarding New York transit con-
ditiona brought out by the graphic
chart prepared by D. L. Turner chief
inspector of the public service co.u-.
mission. Assuming that each pa -sender
paid five cents the total would
be I51.000.0C0 ab..ut 5.5S0 tons of
The chart arranged in half-mile
tones shows that of 47000000 ras-
?engera hoarding fijiface ears withirf
a given period within the haif-mile
about the city hll 20.000000 were
bound for Brooklyn and j 9100.000
went northward in Manhattan. This
did cot include elevated and subway
World's Oldest University.
The University of Oxford haa the
honor of being the oldest -of the
world's great seata of learning. It ia
supposed to have been founded by
King Alfred in 872 although the early
records of the institution are not ex-
tant and the exact date of ita founda-
tion ia not known. It waa not until
nearly 400 yeara later 1257 that Ox-
ford'a rival Cambridge university was
founded. Meantime the University of
Parig had been established by King
Philip II. a distinguished patron of
learning for his time in about 1200.
Harvard university Is the oldest in-
stitution of learning in the United
Siateg having been founded In 1635
at what was then Newtown Mass.
now Cambridge. William and Mary
college came near being the first In
ihis country. The Initial steps for itj
foundation were taken as ear'y as
1617. but it was not until 1633 that a
charter was granted and the college
opened at Williamsburg Ya.
The first of the public schools es-
it.l.'lished by legislation were in Mas-
iKchttsetts. 164".. byt the pioneer town
hool waa opened at Hartford about
three years earlier.
At the Embassy Ball.
"Did you say the dark gentieman
w;s a general?"
" es that's Cen. Cabalero. Next to
hlui is Gen. hope de Poncho. They
-te al' generals In that bunch."
"How fire! And they are distin-
guished men. of course?"
"Well not so distinguished as the
eccentric little man who is talking to
the ambassador 'fiiat'a Seba.tiano
Colino. There are 27 Central Ameri-
can yenerals in the room. He is
the only private." Cleveland Plain
"I kind of agre 'w ith the folka who
; y thftt story about George Washing-
and the cherry tree is a myth"
-rid Parmer Corntossel after a
"For what reason?" Inquired his
"'Well human nature Is purty much
l.c same in ail generations. And If I
ha.J a by who picked up an ax an'
r lurti.riiy went out to chop wcod
.-'d-rt 'hide htm. I'd hand hi. -a
' Have any hick fijh'i.K j-es'er-y ?"
' i d the t'-p.n who at s-c!:: t.
rr" rcpi!d the tru'hfU f -her-"I
I ; ' ! ht h-re a ! i c st::;.i; "
..;. t i i .-" 1 i . lu Le
-.- !. t:r.:. r li I re.:tb:
.e w.iu't at thing on it Ljw
CEESEB CEK1ES FU5
05 PHTISJLM CIFTi
j Muskogee. Okla Aug. 27. The
j VtHe House flag which was refused
L eft hr the Keetoowah society of
Cherokee Indiana because they be-
lieved it wail a plan to inject partisan
-"-"-" ' " v " -
la the custody of James Hildebrand
-a fall blood Indian and a member of
the Keetoowan society. wnat nnai
disposition will be made of jt has not
been determined. Representative
Crea8r wbo ecured tbe flas ' from
he says that the flag was not
to be presented as a partisan mattei
at ail aa it is well known that in the
Keetoowah society are democrats a
well as republicans.
RAILROADS FOB CONTEMPT
Guthrie Okla. Aug. 27. The corpor-
ation commission has issued five or-
idera fining the Santa Fe and Frisco
roads for contempt. The Frisco la fln-
ed 1100 and costa on complaint of the
J. Chevalier for failing to stop trains
on Sag at Ellis.
The Santa Fe is fined $100 on com-
Piailt of J- F- McFadden for delaying
'a shipment of hogs from Quinlan to
j The complaint of the Hayworth'Lum-
ber comnanv aeainst both the Frisco
and Santa Fe in regards to the rates
on a carload of lumber from Hay-
worth to Gage is dismissed on pay-
ment of costs by the Frisco.
R. H. E.
Boston . 10 t 3
St. Louis 8 16 4
Mattern Richie and Graham; Back-'
niann. Harmon Meiter and Bresna
R. II. E.
Philadelphia 8 17 1
Chicago 7 11 2
Moore McQuillan and Dooin; Reul-
bach and Archer.
Scanlon aud Bergen; Rowan
At New York.
R. II. E.
New York 3 5
Pittsburg 6 13 1
Ames and Schlei; Leifleld Adams
R. H. E.
Detroit 6 8 0
Philadelphia 0 4 6
Mullin and Schmidt; Bender Kratise
Dygert Livingstone and Thornas.
At St. Louis.
Dineen Graham and Stephens
Hughes. Kleinow and Sweeney.
R. 11. E.
Cleveland 8 11 1
Washington 2 12 2
Young and Easterly; Groom Ober-
lin and Street.
Walsh and 'Sullivan; Ciootte.
Chicago . .
Boston . . .
. .4 10
..3 13 3
Thielman and Hughes;
kett a-i Foyhl.
C. W. DAY
DEN T I S T
Gold Crown and Bridje Work
Office in Empire Block VTNTTA
WILIEI T. M
attorney 4 Counsellor at Law
Collections and General Practice
aoom 6 Scott Bldg. Vinita Okla.
JAA1ES S. DAVENPORT
Omce .Rooms 9 L 10 New Halsell Bldg.
DR. LOUIS BAGBY
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Halaell Building
VLNTTA - - - OKLAHOMA.
Dr. W. B. Crawford
OSTEO AND ELECTRIC
Office in Buffmgton Building.
PHONE 295 !
DR. C. S. NEER
Office in Foreman Buiding
PHONES: Residence 463; Office 93;
HSII)ESCE BATUOSD S10NE ECU DIN
VINITA - - OKLAHOMA
t. H STOBBLEFIELO 0. M. 0.
Rates Reasonable Examination Fret
Ml operations made as painless aa pos
sible and all work guaranteed
Somnoform uxed for Painless Extraction
)Hce in McGeorge Blri. Phoua 141
We tlop headaches it glasses of
all kinds remote Pterygiums
straighten crossed eves and ex-
amine jour ejes'Jby the Electric
DRS. MARTIN & MARTIN
Minneapolis 5 7
Milwaukee . 7 11
Imstead Altrock and Block;
Glynn Warner and Moran.
R. H. E.
Minneapolis . 9 10 0
Milwaukee ...0 2 ;
Young and Block; Manske Dough
erty and Moran. j
At St. Paul.
R. H. E.
...11 21 5
... 1 4 4
Steele and Spencer;
R. H. E.
St. Paul 1 8 3
Kansas City 7 13 2
Ryan and Spencer; Carter and Rit-'
R. II. E.
2 10 3
7 11 2
Robinson and Land
R. H. E.
Enid . 11 10 1
El Reno 2 7 3
Ashiey and Allen; McClintock and
R. H. F
Guthrie 0 2 0
Sapulpa 3 8 4
Geist and Clifton; Wolverton and
R. H. E.
an(j Pittsburg S 12 5
'Springfield 4 10 0
j Kiililay and Erloff; Hall and Burgess.
R. II. E.
Bartlesville 3 11 0
Muskofce 1 2 1
IJ.iiliett and Yandrr.:ll; Cavctt and
: SZ&i Ledge No.
Meeta every Friday evetbg In Odd
Pello-va' Hall. Ail visitors cordially
invited to attend.
VIOLA RAINES. N. G. -
DORA TAYLOR Secy
Vinita Camp No. 7051
Third floor over First National Bank
Meeta 1st and 3rd 'Tuesday nights.
Visiting rrrembers always welcome.
E. C. DALOUEST Council
V. C. MARRS. Clerk.
Dr. F. L. Marney
Office Phone 143. Res. Phone black 4S9
LICENSE N. 261
Both Ptiooes 243 OpM Dy u NIKht
V .ie .7
" V vv
I have just bought ninety head
of three-year-old mules. I bought
them right. Come and see me
if you want a cheap team.
In Sanitary Plamling we are so
far ahead ot oar competitors that
tee feel lonesome.
A RESORT For
Is found at the Summer
Resorts to which low
rates are on sale now
Excurs ons daily to
CHICAGO St. LOWS
DETROIT CLE ELAND
PUFFALO ATLANTA CITY
NEW Y P.K BOSTt N
CALIFORNIA A'D PACIFIC
SLOPE A-Y-P EXPOS i TI N
ASK THE NEAREST FRISCO MAN OR WRITE
C. 0. JACKSON
Division Tassenger Agent
"METEORS" ON' THE Fh'ISCO
lCc Per Week
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